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  • Published
    November 10, 2022

    Police Department nearly fully staffed after recent hires

    Belfast Police Chief Robert Cormier said with the four new hires, there now are 11 officers in its patrol unit, one K-9 officer, a detective, the deputy chief and himself in the department.

  • Published
    November 2, 2022

    Sticker exercise crystallizes council views on Belfast Yards

    Another meeting in the matter has been set for Nov. 29 at 6 p.m.

  • Published
    October 25, 2022

    Council approves plan to computerize cemetery records

    Cemetery Trustee Darrell Gilman said the project would in part involve field work, which would consist of going to cemeteries to document information.

  • Published
    October 11, 2022

    City discusses success of four-day schedule

    Some city councilors did voice concerns regarding whether the public is being properly served by the four-day work week.

  • Published
    September 29, 2022

    Journal letter: Hurley wants it both ways

    In the Sept. 13 article, Hurley said he wanted to debate the proposed $500 million Nordic Aquafarms industrial fish farm, but in 2018, Hurley and the city council unanimously rammed through a zoning change Nordic needed, despite more than 130 written public comments urging the council to slow down — and not one written public comment in favor of the council's rushed zoning-change vote.

  • Published
    September 28, 2022

    City discusses MDOT projects

    The council also approved a stormwater drainage analysis project.

  • Published
    September 13, 2022

    Council schedules work session to discuss Belfast Yards

    Councilor Mike Hurley suggested in a letter that the council and the city’s planning department develop a broad initial request for preliminary proposals that address a litany of major concerns.

  • Published
    September 13, 2022

    No contested races for City Council

    Councilor Mike Hurley said he was tempted to berate the public for not running in the election, but he didn’t want to encourage anyone to run against the three councilors up for election.

  • Published
    August 9, 2022

    Council discusses road projects, art in chambers

    The intersections of various state highways and Route 1 were listed as high priorities for the city to discuss with the Maine Department of Transportation.

  • Published
    August 9, 2022

    Council approves Cormier requests for K-9, Harley

    Spud, the department's newest K-9, will be primarily a search and rescue dog. A new motorcycle will be dedicated to highway safety initiatives and traffic enforcement-related activities, the police chief said.

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